New Year Celebration in Abu Dhabi

  • Winter Carnival at the Yas Island
  • Al Maryah Island
  • Fireworks at Emirates Palace

Abu Dhabi is a place with countless options for fun and entertainment. And in the the New Year, the place lights up like a sky of zillion twinkling stars.

In the few last years we found the emirate’s first-ever New Year’s Eve Countdown Village, 5 course feast hosted at the Ritz Carlton and the singing sensation like Katy Perry ruled the celebration with her best charts. Abu Dhabi is splendid in the way it brings out new and fresh ways of surprising its tourists every year. Multitude of stage performances, heavy amount of fireworks and bunch of packages filled with excitement.

Concerts, galas and festivals- here is how you can ring in the New Year in the UAE Capital. Find set of combinations on what things you can do at what places-

Fireworks at Emirates Palace

Fireworks at Emirates Palace

Highly praised for the impeccable blend of Arabian culture and latest luxuries, the hotel stages the richest festival. In the day, there are green lushes, silvery water fountains and the bright blue sky, while the night is glorified with the hotel’s lighting, glimmer ceilings and professional dances. Among various places in Abu Dhabi, Emirates promises one of the sparkling parties of fireworks.

Some of the other places to visit and be transfixed by fireworks are-

  • Radisson Blu Hotel
  • Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi
  • Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort
  • Sheikh Zayed Mosque

Entertainment at Al Maryah Island

Al Maryah Island

Situated in the middle of Abu Dhabi as the new Central Business District, the place is home to an exceptional luxury for shopping and dining. For the grandest festival the island occupies the 5-star hotels like Rosewood Abu Dhabi and Four Seasons Abu Dhabi. With 50 outlets, there are finest brands that you can buy and gift. Some of the top stars come down the land while the skies are lit by fireworks.

Food at the Fabulous Bars and Restaurants

  • Dine in the few magnanimous hotels as the opulent Al Raha Beach Hotel and its grand ballroom, or stay at the elegant and luxurious loft Abu Dhabi, or head to the Garden City.
  • At the exquisite Beach Rotana, you can find the mouth-watering 6-course meal.
  • Topping all the pubs, you can have gala of time at the Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi.
  • Four Seasons is all set with its much loved menu to serve you one of the most lavish dinners you will have in your life. There is jazz, fashion and lot more for you to cover.
  • The St. Regis Resort at the Saadiyat Island will offer the international buffet on the side of a brilliant piece of band playing some amazing hits. Needles to mention, the fireworks are going to dazzle.
  • With scenic view there are impressive options of hotels that you can stay, eat and dance at, like the Eastern Magroves Hotel, Emirates Palace, and Holiday Inn.


Winter Carnival at the Yas Island

Winter Carnival at the Yas Island

One of the famous islands in Abu Dhabi, the Yas transforms into the beautiful Winter Carnival. It seems like a dreamland that has snowpark, funfair games and rides and lot of activities to be enjoyed by kids and adults. There is a huge festive excitement and chances to win bumper prizes. There are trendiest stalls of the local arts and crafts. Also the trucks of food and beverages, keep the guests entertained for their journey.

And if it’s your first visit to Abu Dhabi, don’t miss out on the following-

Wonderful Ferrari World Theme Park in Abu Dhabi

Ferrari World: The world’s largest Ferrari amusement park and the most thrilling theme park raises the adventure quotient with its 37 record-breaking rides and attractions. Along with the endless fun on the rollercoasters, there is leisurely dining experience and impressive collection of shopping.

yas waterworld Abu Dhabi

Yas Waterworld: Named in the world’s greatest playground, the water park consists of 40+ class rides, slides and attractions. Being here can offer you the ultimate family experience- luxurious dining, complete shopping and enormous activities like diving and dunking.

Abu Dhabi Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

Sheikh Zayed Mosque: One of the world’s largest mosques is praised for its architectural work of art. Holding a capacity of 40,000 worshippers the spiritual place stuns everyone with its beautiful 82 domes.



Hands Down to Abu Dhabi; the capital manages to offer such a delightful and memorable experience every New Year. Besides the delicious food and pulsating discos, you have got the awe inspiring fireworks going on. Place your bet on any of these several vantage points and you can create memories watching the entire countdown unfolding itself.


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